Yuen Pau Woo, a B.C. senator says that the COVID-19 pandemic is just as good of time as any to test out the program of universal basic income in Canada.
A Liberal MP has suggested that Canada's temporary pandemic relief programs should be converted into a permanent universal basic income.
The United States now leads the world with confirmed COVID-19 cases at 337,933 cases and follows Spain for a close third nearing 10,000 deaths.
"Remember, when President Trump said, 'We will never be a socialist country?' Well, we may be. And it could be Donald Trump who paved the way for it."
If you’re being told to stay home by the government, why should you have to apply for financial support when your financial problems were caused by the government order?
UBI isn’t a new idea. Big names from the left and right have supported it. The question then arises: can this policy work in Canada?
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